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GRQ; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1077366) Radio
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GRQ; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1077366) Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1959 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2N486 2N484 2N484 2N362 2N632 2N632 1N295
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 4 x 1,5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 2.75 inch = 7 cm
Power out 0.1 W (unknown quality)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: GRQ - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
Dimensions (WHD) 6.875 x 4.325 x 1.875 inch / 175 x 110 x 48 mm
Notes

This model was available with a leather carrying case.  The dimensions given include this case.  The weight below includes this case plus the cells, shoulder strap and earphone pouch.

Plastic case colours: Tan, Charcoal, Lime, Cherry Red & Chartruse.

Rear cover: White.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 1 lb 14 oz (1.875 lb) / 0.851 kg
Mentioned in - - Manufacturers Literature (HRSA Radio Waves, Jan. 2010)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin GRQ-1, 16/11/1959.)
Literature/Schematics (2) -- Schematic (J.R. Publications Transistor Service Handbook Supplement to Vol. 1, 1960, Page A26.)
Literature/Schematics (3) -- Schematic (J.R. Publications Transistor Service Handbook A Series, Page A61.)

Model page created by Gilles Vrignaud. See "Data change" for further contributors.



All listed radios etc. from Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
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